milestones

25,000 Likes On Facebook!

25,000 likes on Facebook- woohoo!! The quickest way to grow our elephant family is to grow our human one. Many thanks to those of you who followed along before Maia and Guida even arrived. Thanks to those who share with others in the hopes of helping elephants and those who…...

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Maia and Guida’s One Year Anniversary

One year ago, as the sun began to set, after a few day road trip, Maia stepped off of the trailer and onto sanctuary grounds. Several hours later Guida joined her....

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The New African Elephant Barn is Horse Tested and Approved!

Frederick decided to test out the new African Elephant Care Center today. Scott showed me the picture and I asked who the pony was (there are real ponies at the top of the property) because it made Frederick look so tiny. As far as we know, he approves.  ...

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A Barn is Born

  Scott and I went down to the worksite to watch the last big cross beam lifted onto the African Care Center this afternoon. Technically it’s just metal and concrete but there’s this uplifting feeling as you come around the corner and see the structure reveal itself. We know Kenya will be coming…...

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Giving Maia and Guida More Space

In order to ensure Maia and Guida came to ESB, we needed to start small and expand as we went along. This is the second area they were given access to....

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First Day Off Chains and in Nature

Earlier this morning we let the girls in with each other after having them separated for the night....

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